Anne Ractelle Obituary

Anne Dorothy Ractelle
Anne Dorothy Ractelle

August 5, 1913 - April 21, 2006
Born in New York, NY
Resided in Des Moines, IA

Obituary

Anne "Dorothy" Ractelle, 92, died Friday, April 21, 2006 at Mercy Hospital Medical Center. Friends may gather from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 1, at Iles Funeral Homes-Dunn's Chapel where a memory service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

Dorothy was born in New York City on August 5, 1913 to Jacque and Geraldine (Kendall) Ractelle. She lived in Des Moines for many years, and she and her sister, Mimi, were longtime residents of the Woodland Heights Neighborhood. She enjoyed poetry, reading and gardening. She was a giving person who loved children and animals especially her dog, Tasha.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Mimi Ractelle.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Rescue League or the Catholic Worker House.

Arrangements by Iles Funeral Homes ~ Dunn's Chapel.

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Services

Visitation
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Monday, May 1, 2006
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Service
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Monday, May 1, 2006
6:30 PM